It is the family Solanaceae. A native of the American continent, the homeland of the Pope is Peru. Contains: potassium, sulfur, phosphorus, chlorine, magnesium, sodium, calcium, iron, water, fat, starch, cellulose, ash and vitamins A, B1, B2, PP, ascorbic acid, or vitamin C, B6 and the K.
All of this important content that is home to the Pope, carry our bodies if we eat it with shell and preferably raw. We can take a juice which add 2 full sticks of celery or stalk, leaves and some 6 or 7 leaves of lettuce and raw potato half with shell, this juice can drink it for prolonged periods to prevent hyperacidity in the organism.
Also, we will give a variety by changing the lettuce or celery for carrot, this juice is highly recommended for people who suffer from ulcers of any type, rheumatism, gout, arthritis and excess acidity in the stomach; they can take it young and adults, because we are all in greater or lesser degree acidity in the body; for the ones who is not recommended is for the little ones, to them them is not convenient to take the raw potato.
There are many ways in which we can eat potatoes. An excellent way to exploit the properties of this daily and counteract the uric acid from the body, is to prepare a soup of potatoes. This is grating potatoes or cut into the shape desired, with shell, adding pore to enrich it more. If don’t want to eat potato soup, but we have the need to reduce the uric acid from the body, you can boil potatoes with Peel inclusive and consuming a cup of the cooking water in the morning, at noon and in the evening.
The Pope also is indicated for people with excess weight, so a beaffsteak of meat contains 700 calories, while a plate of potatoes with tomatoes only has 200 calories. Potatoes that are not recommended are the fries, because thus we eat fat in excess recharging the work of the liver; much less recommended are potato chips industrialized since these salt is added and fried them in oil subjected to high temperatures that are very harmful.
The cooking of potatoes water sweetened with honey is recommended to combat lung and bronchial disorders. If finely cut potatoes in the form of wheels, we will obtain them some excellent poultices when applied on inflamed or sore parts. They are especially recommended to combat abscesses, eliminate tumors, relieve rheumatism and burns. The wheels of potatoes will be renewed as soon as they have lost their freshness.
Potato juice drops are excellent to relieve irritation of the eyes, and for cleaning is going very well place a slice of potato on each eye, to which we have previously applied a little bit of honey.
Potato, carrot and celery juice is a great tonic muscle, strengthens the nervous system and helps control sugar, making it an effective aid for diabetics.
It is important to note that the Pope belongs to the Solanaceae family and that it is one of the few of this species which is not poisonous, so we must take special care to eliminate outbreaks that have some potatoes, because these can be dangerous.
A very tasty way to eat potatoes is roasting them in ash or baked, but try to avoid adding then butter because they are then very heavy for digestion.